Pay TV cabler BET Movies/Starz! has hired actor Tom Wright to serve as the web's on-air guest host for the first quarter of 1999.
Barry Diller's local programming experiment WAMI is continuing its retreat from in-house fare, but execs insist the shift is temporary.
The Indian government is to lift the ban on DTH in India. The new Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pramod Mahajan said at a press conference in New Delhi today that his government would…
France's private terrestrial broadcaster TF1 neared a clean sweep in the 1998 ratings stakes, grabbing 95 of the top 100 program slots of the year, according to figures just released by polling…
World Cup soccer and the Nagano Winter Olympics propelled NHK to top the charts for the top-rated show in Japan in 1998, rating agency Video Research said on Monday. Pubcaster NHK had the top seven…
The hot marketplace for theatrical movies continues with the sale by Warner Bros. of "You've Got Mail" in a shared TV window to Turner Broadcasting and CBS. The deal also includes the sharing of the…
In this era of "Jerry Springer" and "Leeza," the "fact-based" drama of a network telepic better deliver the goods: outrageous characters and actions, a juicy storyline, forbidden sex, extreme…
Real Entertainment, the company behind Jerry Springer's "Too Hot for TV" homevideo series, teams with ABC this week to launch a direct-response program for "America's Funniest Home Videos."
The webs are taking a somewhat calmer approach to midseason shuffling this year, launching fewer shows and making fewer dramatic sked changes.
The Eye web's Emmy and Golden Globe-shunned sitcom success "Everybody Loves Raymond" has finally gotten its due from a kudos competish.
Talk TV vet Burt Dubrow has been tapped as exec producer of "The Dr. Joy Browne Show," the upcoming syndie talker from CBS' Eyemark Entertainment.
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